• Back-to-School 2021-22 FAQs

    Updated 8/26/21

     

  • Q: Whom can I contact regarding COVID-19 quarantine and contact tracing questions?

  • Q: Will students be required to wear face masks in school?

  • Q: Are face coverings still required on school buses?

  • Q: Will students still be seated in classrooms that are separated by plexiglass dividers?

  • Q: What type of schedule can students expect when the 2021-22 school year begins on August 17th?

  • Q: Are school protocols/schedules guaranteed to stay the same all year long?

  • Q: What are typical symptoms of an individual who may have COVID-19?

  • Q: What should my child do if my child exhibits the symptoms of COVID-19?

  • Q: What are the protocols if my child is exposed to COVID-19?

  • Q: What happens if my child tests positive for COVID-19?

  • Q: What type of social distancing will occur within schools?

  • Q: How often will schools be disinfected?

  • Q: Can members of parent support organizations such as SIC, PTA, PTO, etc., and mentors return to the school buildings?

  • Q: What information is requested when reporting a COVID-19 positive case?

  • Q: When will an entire class or cohort be quarantined?

  • Q: Will water fountains be turned back on or will students/employees continue to use only bottle fillers?

  • Q: Will students return to the cafeteria with regular seating for meals?

  • Q: Will HCS continue to provide a COVID-19 case dashboard on its website?

  • Q: In the event that it will be necessary for students and/or teachers to participate in distance learning during the school year, what are the responsibilities of the students, teachers, and parents?